The Appleton Library proudly offers a large variety of books, movies, audiobooks, and reference materials for Adults, Juniors, and Young Children.  

We offer:

Mildred Stevens Williams

Memorial Library

2916 Sennebec Road 

Appleton, ME  04862     


Special Announcements

Volunteer Staff

The Appleton Library relies on regular volunteer staff to ensure we are open twenty-one hours a week, including two evenings.  Without the support of our committed volunteers, this vital community resource could not continue. 

Please consider volunteering for a shift or portion of a shift.  Ask our staff or give us a call at 207-785-5656.

Library Services

2916 Sennebec Road, Appleton, Maine  04862       207-785-5656

Book Sales
Peruse our ongoing Book Sale tables.  Our selection is ever changing.  Prices for the new and gently used books are: $2-hard cover, $1-paperback, and 50¢ for small books. This remains our most frequent and consistent fundraising event.
Please consider donating new books or gently used books to our collection and Book Sales table.  Drop off your donation at our Circulation Desk.  We will provide a donation receipt upon request.

Our Mission
The Mildred Stevens Williams Memorial Library provides free library services for all members of our community, offering print and non-print materials, computer access, literary programs for children and adults, and facilities for educational, charitable, cultural and artistic endeavors thereby encouraging a love of reading and learning for all.

News & Events

Get Involved

​​​​​2018 Events

June Highlights

Tuesdays, July 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, 6:00 - 7:00 pm: Yoga with Kyla. Kyla Cech offers yoga classes in our meeting room. First class is free and subsequent classes are $10 or in trade. Please bring a mat.

​Thursdays, July 5, 12, 19 & 26, 6–8 pm: Tech Assist.  
Every Thursday evening, we will be available to assist with basic computer questions and trouble shoot Microsoft and Google issues.

Thursday, July 12, 6–8 pm: Family Game Night.  
Bring your family and friends to enjoy fun games on the 2nd Thursday each month!  Feel free to bring a game.

Sunday, July 15, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm: Bloom, Barns & Books Fundraiser! 

The tour weaves together books, blooms, and some of Appleton’s most historically significant homes,

Tuesday, July 17, 3:00 - 4:00 pm: Fiber Arts Tuesday. Itching to complete that fiber arts project? Come and stitch with Penelope Olson and Julie Sells on the third Tuesday of every month.

Saturday, July 21, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm: Open Studio with Jackie Dunham. 
Please join us to create a drop-in art project. Materials provided. All ages and abilities welcome!
Saturdays, 10:30 am: Storytime​ for children of any age!

  • Collection of 10,000+ items
  • Maine Collection
  • Camden Conference Collections
  • InterLibrary Loan (ILL)
  • Growing collection of periodicals
  • Children’s story hour
  • Summer reading program
  • DVDs, CDS and VHS tapes
  • Audiobooks
  • eBook & Audio Download
  • Activity Packs
  • American Girl doll and accessories
  • Telescope
  • Kindle
  • Public Computers, printer and copier
  • Seed catalogue
  • Appliance Electricity Monitors
  • Community Meeting Room for events
  • Community & Children’s Gardens
  • Community Jigsaw puzzle

Gifts to the Library

The Appleton Library is primarily financed by contributions, grants, and special events, with some funding from the Town of Appleton. Please consider donating to Appleton Library, a 501(c)3 entity, All donations are tax deductible.

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Call for Art: local artists interested in displaying at Appleton Library, please let us know! 785-5656


Tue:   12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wed:   3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Thur: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

       &  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sat:   10:00 am - 1:00 pm